Grounds For Divorce In Canada

May 28, 2009 by  
Category: Divorce

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Typically, all that’s needed under the Divorce Act is one year of separation with no chance of reconciliation. There are other possible grounds such as cruelty, adultery and things of that nature. But, it typically takes a year to get to the point where the case is before the court. So, rather than go through […]

You Need To Revise Your Will Upon Divorce Or Separation

May 14, 2009 by  
Category: Divorce

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When you marry, the will you had prior to marriage is no longer valid but when you separate the will that you had while you’re married remains valid until there’s a new will or until there’s a document which rescinds the will. If you don’t have a will and you’re separated but not divorced then […]

Lawyers Can Resolve Separation And Divorce Issues

May 13, 2009 by  
Category: Divorce

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It’s important to know that less than 5% of cases typically go to trial. Most are resolved much sooner than that and more cost effectively as well. By having lawyers involved initially, it can often save the parties money in the long run. We help negotiate win-win situations for the parties by minimizing tax implications […]

The Meaning Of The Term Divorce

December 23, 2008 by  
Category: Divorce

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When I initially meet people, they often have a misunderstanding of what an actual divorce is. A divorce is granted by a judge and it terminates the civil marriage between two persons. It doesn’t necessarily deal with those issues that people are usually concerned about: for example custody, access, child support, spousal support, or property […]

Is It Necessary To Go To Court In A Divorce Case?

December 22, 2008 by  
Category: Divorce

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People often want to know if they have to go to court. And our response is, no, you can resolve your matter outside of court and that is usually our aim in all cases. Out of court, you can prepare a separation agreement, which is a contract that governs the terms of the breakdown of […]

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